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December 5, 2018 3:23 PM Man gets seven-year jail term for impersonating Superintendent of Police

A Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos has sentenced a 47-year-old man, identified as Augustine Opone, to seven years imprisonment for impersonating a Superintendent of Police (SP) at Federal SARS Force. The Chief Magistrate, Peter Ojo, sentenced Opone to three years imprisonment on counts one to three, and seven years imprisonment on count five, with no option 22

November 16, 2018 12:06 PM Court reduces ex-Gov, Senator Dariye’s jail term

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reduced the 14-year sentence against Senator Joshua Dariye, a former governor of Plateau State, to 10 years. The presiding judge of the court, Justice Stephen Adah, gave the ruling on Friday. He reduced the charges in the counts to 10 years, while the terms with two years are reduced to one year each. The sentences 23

November 12, 2018 5:58 PM Man sentenced to 14-hour labour for stealing tubers of yam in Lagos

A magistrate court in Ejigbo, Lagos State has sentenced a suspect to 14 hours of community service for stealing three tubers of yam at Ikotun market. The defendant, 26-year-old Okon Happiness, was reported to have entered a shop in the market owned by one Kehinde Lawanson and took away the yams valued at N2,100. Luck, however, ran out of him when Lawanson 27

September 20, 2018 7:09 AM Champions League: What Ronaldo said after receiving red card against Valencia

Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, insisted he did not do anything wrong, after he was sent off in their 2-0 win over Valencia in the Champions League on Wednesday. Valencia head coach, Marcelino said Ronaldo protested his innocence after the game at the Mestalla. Ronaldo was shown a straight red card, following an inconspicuous coming together with Jeison 22

August 17, 2018 5:30 AM Messi sentenced for illegally owning gun

Matias Messi, brother of Barcelona star Lionel Messi, has been sentenced for illegally possessing a firearm. Messi received a 2 ½-year prison sentence on Thursday, but will not go to jail. La Capital Newspaper reports that he was instead ordered to perform community service. The decision was reached under a deal with investigating prosecutors. The weapon 22

August 1, 2018 11:20 AM Russia’s ‘Pussy Riot’ World Cup pitch invaders freed from jail, lawyer says –

Four members of Russia’s anti-Kremlin “Pussy Riot’’ punk band who staged a pitch invasion during the football World Cup final have been released from police custody. They were detained for 16 days and have now been released, their lawyer said on Wednesday. The group served a 15-day sentence for running onto the pitch wearing police uniforms during the second 21

July 31, 2018 2:35 PM Man slaps wife to death in Lagos

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, on Tuesday, remanded a 47-year-old man, Premie Imafidon, for allegedly slapping his wife to death. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Maria Dauda, told the court that the accused committed the offence on June 15 around 7.00 pm at No. 25, Apata St., Agege, Lagos. She said that the accused slapped his wife, Hope who was 42, which 23

July 27, 2018 12:06 PM Cristiano Ronaldo Fined €3.2m In Tax Evasion Case

Cristiano Ronaldo will be fined 3.2 million Euros (3.7 million dollars) and sentenced to 24 months in prison, a sentence he is unlikely to serve, after settling a tax evasion case with Spanish tax authorities, the prosecutor said on Friday. The 33-year-old is accused of evading 5.7 million euros in taxes. He has denied the allegations. Ronaldo is unlikely 35

July 18, 2018 9:24 PM EPL: Mourinho reveals strikers he’ll use, laments absence of Lukaku, Sanchez

Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho has revealed players he will use as strikers at the beginning of the season. The former Chelsea boss ruled out Alexis Sanchez for United’s pre-season trip to the United States, adding that Romelu Lukaku would not be available for the start of the season. Sanchez was unable to travel after he was denied a visa, as a result 27

July 18, 2018 1:22 AM Army court-martials soldiers, hands death sentence, life terms for various offences– The Sun News

A General Court-Martial (GCM) set up by the Nigerian Army has sentenced 13 soldiers to death and life imprisonment for offences ranging from manslaughter, murder, torture to assault and arson. This is even as the army has reiterated its commitment in the fight against terrorism in the North East, and other internal security operations across the country 29